College Commitments - April 2019

Posted on April 16, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

Houston, Texas (April 17, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls is very pleased to announce three further college commitments from the graduation class of 2019. The club has now placed thirty five (35) student-athletes into college for this upcoming fall 2019 season.

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Pictured above: Zachary Thorsen - Dynamo Woodlands 00/01 PA / East Texas Baptist University (NCAA Div. III)

"I have dealt with many injuries over the years all the way from hamstring strains to tearing my ACL junior year, but I was always told by my coaches and teammates to keep my head up and always continue working towards your goal of playing collegiate soccer. My family and Coach Nigel have pushed me to become a better athlete and given me the heart and determination to complete my goals."  Zachary Thorsen, Dynamo Woodlands 00/01 PA

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Pictured above: Avery Gilbert, Dash South 00/01 PA / Centenary College / NCAA Div. III

"I would like to thank my parents, Coach Ivan Ruddle and Coach JD for pushing me to my best always and never losing faith in me." Avery Gilbert, Dash South 00/01

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Pictured above: Sarah Trotter, Dash FDL 01 / University of Alabama - Huntsville 

"I am thrilled and honored to be continuing my soccer and academic career in Nursing at the University of Alabama - Hunstville. I would like to thank my family, coaches and teammates for their support and for shaping me into the player and person I am today. Go Chargers!"  Sarah Trotter, Dash FDL 01.

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The club will continue to work with the remaining 2019 graduation class to solidify their placement in college throughout the Spring / Summer. Players graduating from the club have enjoyed tremendous success over the years competing in the variety of leagues the club provides:  U.S. Development Academy, Frontier Development League, United Soccer Clubs Champions League, State Classic League and Eastern District Division 1.

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The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.


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